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Re: svn switch to move between servers

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2002-09-17 19:09:29 CEST

Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org> writes:

> On Tue, Sep 17, 2002 at 02:23:52PM +0200, Timothee Besset wrote:
> > Yeah .. from software architecture standpoint it makes sense. From a user
> > perspective though, it seems to me that the situation 'I made a bunch of
> > changes to this working copy, I want to commit it to a new branch' is a
> > very common situation.
> Actually, you can't switch if you have local modifications. Sounds like you
> hit some other problem, but you still wouldn't be able to switch with local
> mods.


'svn switch' is EXACTLY the same as 'svn update'. Identical code
paths. They both compare two urls, and apply the differences to your
working copy.

Just like 'svn up', 'svn switch' will merge changes into your local
mods, creating conflict markers if necessary.

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